One of my photos was among best photos of 2016 selected by Pulitzer Center photo editors.
Ako Salemi is the winner of the 2016 Persephone Miel Fellowship.
See my photo essay about Iran Nuclear deal in The New York Times here:
My interview with Time Lightbox about mobile street photography in Tehran.
See the complete interview here.
The Getty Images Instagram grant was founded to reward photographers documenting stories from under-represented communities around the world. I received honorable mention of first Getty Images Instagram Grant 2015.
See The Guardian report about it and check out winners and honorable mentions photos here.